Daily Archives: February 8, 2014

BANGLADESH TO SHOWCASE PROGRESS IN LABOUR STANDARDS ON FEB 13

BANGLADESH TO SHOWCASE PROGRESS IN LABOUR STANDARDS ON FEB 13 Refayet Ullah Mirdha The first meeting of a panel consists of three secretaries and five diplomats will be held in Dhaka on February 13 to highlight the progress made in … Continue reading

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IMF’S NEW DEBT POLICY UNLIKELY TO IMPACT BANGLADESH

IMF’S NEW DEBT POLICY UNLIKELY TO IMPACT BANGLADESH Rejaul Karim Byron The proposed reforms to IMF’s debt limits policy for low-income countries are unlikely to affect Bangladesh due to its sound external borrowing position. The International Monetary Fund forwarded the … Continue reading

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DHAKA TO LOSE MARKET IF DELHI GETS DUTY-FREE ACCESS

EU-INDIA FTA UNDER NEGOTIATION DHAKA TO LOSE MARKET IF DELHI GETS DUTY-FREE ACCESS  Sheikh Shahariar Zaman EU provides duty-free access facility to Bangladesh and Pakistan while India products are subject to about 12 percent duty India is negotiating with European … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH IS NEGOTIATING WITH CHINA TO GET J-10 FIGHTER AIRCRAFT

BANGLADESH IS NEGOTIATING WITH CHINA TO GET J-10 FIGHTER AIRCRAFT  According to the Russian military news network reported on December 1,2010, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina of Bangladesh Army in the country before his speech at the ceremony said the government … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH, CHINA TO DISCUSS DEFENCE COOPERATION

BANGLADESH, CHINA TO DISCUSS DEFENCE COOPERATION DHAKA: Increased defence cooperation would be among the topics discussed when Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping visits Bangladesh,  Foreign Minister Dipu Moni said on Sunday. “China is the largest defence hardware supplier to Bangladesh. … Continue reading

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MIG-29 FULCRUM FIGHTER JET OF BANGLADESH AIR FORCE

MIG-29 FULCRUM FIGHTER JET OF BANGLADESH AIR FORCE Mig-29 Fulcrum Fighter Jet of Bangladesh Air Force Bangladesh Air Force is negotiating a deal with Russia to upgrade eight MiG-29 fighter jets. ************************ FEBRUARY 2014

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BANGLADESHI GOVT. WANTS FIGHTER BASE AT COX’S BAZAR

BANGLADESHI GOVT. WANTS FIGHTER BASE AT COX’S BAZAR The prime minister has given directives to turn Cox’s Bazar airport into an advanced airbase for speedy dispatch of fighter planes, according to a paper presented by defence ministry officials to a … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH NAVY – IN WAR AND PEACE INVINCIBLE AT SEA

BANGLADESH NAVY – IN WAR AND PEACE INVINCIBLE AT SEA The Bangladesh Navy originally under Bangladesh Forces was created during the Bangladesh War of Independence in 1971 against Pakistan. BN started its brave stride with only 02 gunboats named PADMA … Continue reading

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